EasyJet plans to close bases and cut staff
EasyJet has announced that it has begun consultations on plans to close bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle.
It follows an announcement by the airline that it may need to reduce staff numbers by up to 30% because of the coronavirus pandemic.
EasyJet said the airports would remain part of its route network.
Separately, pilots’ union Balpa said it had been told by easyJet that 727 of its UK-based pilots were at risk of redundancy.